1. 10 Things Seen & Overheard At Lollapalooza Sunday

    August 09, 2010 3:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The third and final night of Lollapalooza 2010 culminated with Arcade Fire 's jubulant set anchoring the north end of Chicago's Grant Park on Sunday night (Aug. 8) and newly reunited Lolla vets Soundgarden bringing the big guitars to the s ...

  2. Lilith Fair Cancels 10 Dates

    July 01, 2010 11:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Further proof that the 2010 summer concert season is taking a beating came late Thursday afternoon when the Nettwerk Music Group announced the cancellation of 10 upcoming Lilith concerts in North America. The cancellations include previously schedul ...

  3. Maxwell and Erykah Badu / June 26, 2010 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    June 28, 2010 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 M axwell's Saturday night (June 26) concert at Madison Square Garden was also a homecoming for the R&B star, who held back tears while thanking loyal fans for making his childhood dream come true. "I came from a very simple background, ...

  4. Maxwell Postpones Some Tour Dates Until 2011

    June 16, 2010 7:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 In another instance of summer tour plans gone awry, platinum-selling and Grammy-winning soul singer Maxwell has postponed a portion of his summer tour until 2011. The singer's label issued a statement today citing venue scheduling conflicts on ...

  5. Video: Sarah McLachlan Talks "Illusion," Lilith Fair

    June 15, 2010 12:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 She has spent the four years since her last studio album raising her two small children. But with "Laws Of Illusion" -- which was released today (June 15), Sarah McLachlan is back with a new batch of songs, the revival of her Lilith tour, ...

  6. POTW: Shakira, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Christina Aguilera

    June 11, 2010 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shakira shook her bom bom, Christina Aguilera got sparkly, Lady Gaga gave the finger, Kelis was mitch-matched, Lil' Kim showed off her lady humps, Kanye West , Lupe Fiasco and Common repped Chicago, Erykah Badu borrowed T-Pain's hat, Diddy ...

  7. Chart Beat Wednesday: The Script's Epic Journey

    May 19, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 RECORD-'BREAK'ER: The Script rewrites history on Billboard's Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart, where "Breakeven" completes a record-setting 36-week rise to the summit with a 2-1 lift. The song debuted at the chart's ...

  8. Questlove Live Q&A Pt 4: Erykah Badu, NBA Live Avatar & Drumming Advice

    Questlove Live Q&A Pt 4: Erykah Badu, NBA Live Avatar & Drumming Advice

    May 07, 2010 10:18 AM EDT 0 0 0 Questlove talks about Erykah Badu naked, his NBA Live Avatar and gives drumming advice. Live Billboard.com Q&A on 5/6/2010. Interview by Tye Comer. Questlove , interview , R&B , Hip-Hop , Roots , Erykah Badu , featuredVideo5 , Erykah Badu , ...

  9. The Roots' Questlove Live Video Q&A

    May 07, 2010 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Roots' Questlove Watch the Archived Video Roots drummer and " Late Night With Jimmy Fallon " bandleader Questlove did a live Billboard.com video interview on May 6 from backstage at the "Fallon" studio. He took your ques ...

  10. Flying Lotus Ready To Go Sky High With Thom Yorke

    April 27, 2010 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before the critical success of sophomore album "Los Angeles," Flying Lotus was an underground artist crafting off-kilter electronica in his basement. Now the 26-year-old experimental producer is "creating universes" on a space-th ...

  11. Janelle Monáe Crosses Boundaries With 'ArchAndroid'

    April 26, 2010 12:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 J anelle Monáe has no desire to define her sound. "It's genre-less, because it has an energy about it that genres can't really live up to, so I don't want to diminish it by trying to restrict it," the eccentric 24-year-old s ...

  12. M.I.A.'s 'Born Free' Video Banned from YouTube for Graphic Violence

    April 26, 2010 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 M. I.A.'s "Born Free" video was unveiled this morning (Apr. 26) on her official website , but the video is not being posted YouTube due to its graphic violence, the singer said on Twitter. "F*ck UMG who won't show it on YouT ...

  13. R.I.P. Guru, Erykah Badu Announces Tour Dates

    April 20, 2010 5:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, rapper Guru has died after a long battle with cancer at the age of 43. He and DJ Premier made up the hip-hop duo Gang Starr , which released six albums between 1989 and 2003. Ery ...

  14. The Daily Noise 4.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 4.20.2010 - Billboard.com

    April 20, 2010 5:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Guru passes away, Erykah Badu announces tour dates, LCD Soundsystem release "Drunk Girls" video, Good Charlotte talks about new video. Good Charlotte , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , Gangstarr , guru , Erykah Badu , lcd soundsystem ...

  15. Erykah Badu Announces Tour

    April 19, 2010 6:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Named after the closing track of her latest "New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh," Erykah Badu has announced the dates for her 2010 North American tour, "Out My Mind, Just In Time." The trek will make stops at amphitheaters ...

  16. Justin Bieber Back On Top With 'World 2.0'

    April 14, 2010 11:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 J ustin Bieber scoots back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "My World 2.0," shifting 102,000 copies (down 65%) in its third week on the chart. It bowed atop the list two weeks ago with 283,000 but fell to No. 2 last week upo ...

  17. Rihanna Streaks To A Fourth Week Atop Hot 100

    April 08, 2010 11:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 R ihanna 's "Rude Boy" rolls to a seventh week as the Airplay Gainer on the Billboard Hot 100 -- the longest streak in almost three years -- as it holds at No. 1 for a fourth frame. "Rude" is the first track to post such a l ...

  18. Usher Tops Billboard 200, Justin Bieber Tops First Week Sales

    April 07, 2010 6:17 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Usher 's "Raymond Vs. Raymond" tops the Billboard 200 after selling more than 300,000 copies. The set pushed Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" down to ...

  19. The Daily Noise 4.7.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 4.7.2010 - Billboard.com

    April 07, 2010 5:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 Usher tops album charts, Justin Bieber becomes the first artist to exceed chart-topping first-week sales since the Beatles, "Dancing With the Stars" nudges "American Idol." My World 2.0 , American Idol , Bill Werde , Jay-z , The ...

  20. Chart Beat Wednesday: Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Yoko Ono

    April 07, 2010 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 '20' TO 1: Zac Brown Band 's "The Foundation" becomes the eighth major label debut album in the Nielsen BDS-monitored data era to yield at least three No. 1s on Country Songs, as "Highway 20 Ride" rolls 2-1. The so ...

  21. Usher Scores Third Straight No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 07, 2010 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U sher scores his third straight No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Raymond v Raymond" bumps Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" out of the top slot, selling 329,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. He ...

  22. Usher Scores Third Straight No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Usher scores his third straight No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Raymond v Raymond" bumps Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" out of the top slot, selling 329,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. He ...

  23. Usher Reigns With Third No. 1 Album; Bieber Gains in Week Two

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Usher claims his third consecutive No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as his "Raymond v Raymond" bows atop the list with 329,000 copies ... He previously led the tally with 2008's "Here I Stand" and 2004's "C ...

  24. The Daily Noise 4.6.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 4.6.2010 - Billboard.com

    April 06, 2010 3:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Dr. Dre and Jay-Z confirm new single, Erykah Badu watches new version of "Window Seat" video on Wanda Sykes, Lifehouse talks "Smoke and Mirrors". Nas , Lil Wayne , Kevin Rudolf , Bill Werde , Jay-z , The Daily Noise , Fuse , Life ...

  25. Dr. Dre and Jay-Z Promise New Tune, Erykah Badu Visits Wanda Sykes

    April 06, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, there's buzz around yesterday's confirmation that Dr. Dre and Jay-Z will release a new track called "Under Pressure". Erykah Badu has been charged with disord ...

  26. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 L ady Gaga , Green Day , a reunited Soundgarden , Arcade Fire , the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National , Spoon , Devo , Cypress Hill , Cut Copy, the New Pornogr ...

  27. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady Gaga, Green Day, a reunited Soundgarden, Arcade Fire, the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National, Spoon, Devo, Cypress Hill, Cut Copy, the New Pornographers, ...

  28. Erykah Badu Charged With Disorderly Conduct Over Nude Video

    April 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Erykah Badu was charged with disorderly conduct over her nude video shoot for her latest single, "Window Seat," according to TMZ.com. Badu will be mailed a citation and faces up to a $500 fine. According to the site, a Texas woman filed ...

  29. Erykah Badu Charged With Disorderly Conduct Over Nude Video

    April 02, 2010 7:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 Erykah Badu was charged with disorderly conduct over her nude video shoot for her latest single, "Window Seat," according to TMZ.com . Badu will be mailed a citation and faces up to a $500 fine. According to the site, a Texas woman filed a ...

  30. Videos of the Week: Green Day Rocks 'Girls,' Erykah Badu Talks 'Window Seat,' Mos Def Goes Gabba

    April 02, 2010 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Green Day rocks out in the desert, Erykah Badu continues to address the media storm around her "Window Seat" video ( watch 10 more naked videos here ), Mos Def dresses up for Yo ...

  31. POTW: Rihanna, Katy Perry, Erykah Badu, Leona Lewis

    April 02, 2010 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A fully-clothed Erykah Badu , a bubbly-suit-wearing Janet Jackson and a hipalicious Nicki Minaj visited BET's "106 & Park" in NYC, while Justin Beiber got cozy with the ladies and Rihanna signed autographs at the Kids' Choice ...

  32. Usher To Trump Bieber On Next Week's Billboard 200

    April 01, 2010 12:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The protege will be replaced by the mentor next week on the Billboard 200, as it seems Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" will give up the No. 1 slot to Usher's new "Raymond v Raymond" album. Industry prognosticators think ...

  33. Justin Bieber Tops Album Chart, Pete Wentz Talks Fall Out Boy Fate

    March 31, 2010 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to by Fuse and Billboard.com, Justin Bieber 's "My World 2.0" will top the Billboard 200 this week after selling 280,000 copies, making the 16 year-old the youngest solo male artist to reach No. 1 ...

  34. Rage Against the Machine Taps Susan Boyle, Ricky Martin Drops a Bomb-Bomb

    March 30, 2010 4:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Rage Against the Machine have invited Susan Boyle to perform with them during their UK gigs this summer, as a way to make amends with Boyle's manager Simon Cowell who lost h ...

  35. The Daily Noise 3.30.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.30.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 30, 2010 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Rage Against the Machine invites Susan Boyle to sing on UK tour, Erykah Badu bares it all in new video, Ricky Martin comes out, Jason Derulo talks about songwriting. Ricky Martin , rage against the machine , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , susan boyl ...

  36. Sarah McLachlan Announces First Album In Seven Years

    March 19, 2010 12:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lilth Fair founder and singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan has announced that she will release her first album in seven years, "The Laws Of Illusion," on June 15 via Arista Records. A download of McLachlan's new song "One Dream&quo ...

  37. Videos of the Week: Adam Lambert Glams Up Leno, T-Pain & Estelle Get Freaky, Mini Lady Gaga Entertains

    March 05, 2010 12:22 PM EST 0 0 0 In this week's top 10 videos that had everyone buzzing, Adam Lambert helps bring Jay Leno back to late night, a "Mini Lady Gaga " takes Brazilian TV by storm, T-Pain and Estelle both get freaky, Jay-Z teases his new concert doc, and m ...

  38. Erykah Badu Summons Lil Wayne, Twitter Army For New Album

    March 03, 2010 4:31 PM EST 0 0 0 If Lil Wayne is from Mars, then Erykah Badu is the high priestess of Venus. It's a cosmic bummer that the syrup-soaked rapper and the future-funk diva hadn't thought to pair up before Badu's new single, "Jump in the Air." Or ...

  39. Erykah Badu Goes Psychedlic In 'Jump In The Air' Video

    February 17, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 With the tripped-out music video for her freshly leaked track "Jump in the Air," Erykah Badu confirms what everyone already knew: she's wild and weird, in the best way possible. The recession friendly video features dizzying kaleidosc ...

  40. Erykah Badu To Leak Viral Video Today

    January 29, 2010 2:18 PM EST 0 0 0 On the eve of the release of her upcoming album, "New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh," Erykah Badu has announced she will be leaking a promotional viral video on her official site, erykahbadu.com . Badu's personal publicist has ...

  41. Jill Scott Back With New Album, Two Films, Lilith Tour

    January 22, 2010 12:43 PM EST 0 0 0 In addition to recording her fifth album, "The Light of the Sun," Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Jill Scott is gearing up for the release of two new films, a cartoon series, a new addition to her Ashley Stewart intimate apparel li ...

  42. Erykah Badu Pushes 'New Amerykah' To March

    January 21, 2010 6:17 PM EST 0 0 0 Originally due Feb. 23 , Erykah Badu 's fifth studio album, "New Amerykah, Part II: Return of the Ankh," has now been pushed to March 30, the singer/songwriter announced via Twitter today (Jan. 21). "Return of the Ankh," whi ...

  43. Norah Jones, Heart, Loretta Lynn Added To Lilith Fair Lineup

    January 21, 2010 4:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Norah Jones , Heart , Loretta Lynn , Gossip and Cat Power are among the top female artists who have just been added to the lineup for Lilith Fair 2010, organizers announced today (Jan. 21). The revived touring music festival also added 15 more citie ...

  44. Sarah McLachlan, Mary J. Blige To Headline 2010 Lilith Tour

    December 10, 2009 1:21 PM EST 0 0 0 S arah McLachlan will headline the main stage at Lilith 2010, the reborn touring music festival which highlights women in music that she co-founded in the 1997. Among the artists joining Mclachlan on the road will be Mary J. Blige , Sheryl Crow , Er ...

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